Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Humility is attentive patience.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Sunlight is painting.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.